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Title:
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Department:
Mechanical and Industrial Engr

Reports To:
I. Joga Rao, Chair & Professor

Position Type:
Faculty

Position Summary:
The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) of the Newark College of Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) invites applications for tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professors in Mechanical Engineering and related areas. By the time of appointment, successful candidates must have earned a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree, with a record of pertinent high-quality research. The specific areas of interest are: Artificial Intelligence / Robotics / Automation / Design: Application of AI through big data and Machine Learning to Mechanical Engineering Design and Manufacturing. Development of novel robotics; application areas including Automation and Control, Novel Mechanisms and Actuators, Healthcare, Rehabilitation and Assistive Robotics. Energy Systems/ Materials / Batteries: Experimental, theoretical or computational approaches applied to materials, energy conversion systems, and energy storage systems. Research on materials used in renewable energy systems, next-gen batteries, and solid-state batteries. Thermo-Fluids/Biological Fluid Mechanics: Thermo-fluid analysis of biological systems or bio-inspired systems. Complex fluids and thermo-fluids with applications to energy systems, and multiphase systems with phase change. Combustion and reactive fluid flow and heat transfer, microfluidics systems and devices.


Essential Functions:
The successful candidate is expected to carry out high quality scholarly research and collaborate with other faculty. The successful candidate should have a clear plan to establish a vibrant research program, secure external research funding, and participate actively in guiding, educating and teaching graduate and undergraduate students.


Prerequisite Qualifications:
By the time of appointment, successful candidates must have earned a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree, with a record of pertinent high-quality research.

Bargaining Unit:
PSA

FLSA:
Exempt
Full-Time

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications should be submitted online and include a complete curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests, and the names of three references.

 

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